• Dynamic Interventions Using the Healing Power of Rhythm

    From the creator of the DRUMBEAT program, an extended model for working with rhythmic music in aid of recovery

  • Developing Human Potential
    through Rhythm & Reflection

    Fun and engaging exercises that explore a wide range of areas impacting health & wellbeing


    Practical training programs for counsellors, educators and human resource professionals

R2R Program Design

R2R consultants work collaboratively with organizations to design and deliver effective, rhythm based interventions tailored to the specific needs of different population groups. These programs are fun and effective, with a particular focus on engagement and empowerment, utilising Simon's experience in designing the DRUMBEAT program for the Holyoake Institute. Simon has worked with leading agencies in youth services,child protection, mental health, drug and alcohol, aged care, Aboriginal health, refugee trauma and corporate services to tailor specific interventions that meet their clients needs. These programs also focus on providing a sustainable resource that can be utilised well into the future.

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Watch a video detailing the main themes of the Rhythm2Recovery model and showcasing some of the exercises from the Rhythm2Recovery resource kit - this kit includes a manual detailing over 120 new exercises linking rhythm games to discussions on life skills, 52 individual session cards that each provide a one hour template for a different life-skill theme, and access to 120 different videos that showcase many of the exercises in situ with youth and adult participants, in both group and individual settings.

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R2R Therapeutic Rhythm Workshops

Rhythm2Recovery offer fun and practical two day workshops for youth workers, counsellors, educators, HR professionals and other people working in the personal development field. These trainings extend on the model Simon created with the Holyoake DRUMBEAT program to include over 100 new exercises for groups and individuals, that link rhythmic music, movement and voice to themes of health and wellbeing. R2R also tailor private trainings to meet the needs of specific organisations.

"A fully immersive and enjoyable training which has opened up a whole field of new possibilities". Paul John Deer.

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  • "An absolute treasure trove of highly practical, concrete, grounded exercises which i will absolutely use in my own practice".

    Dr Jane Bentley, Practice Leader, Mental Health

  • “If you are now, or ever planning to, work with any type of at risk population in schools, behavioral centres, hospitals, drug and alcohol rehabs, mental health rehabs, trauma services, prisons or child protection services, then you can not afford to miss an opportunity to work with Simon and increase your skills.”

    Arthur Hull Village Music Circles, CA

  • "I have learnt so many different activities that can be applied to my work with youth empowerment programs. A very wholesome experience".

    Rhonwyn Hagedorn, Youth Leader

  • "Awesome! I found Simon’s teaching/mentoring - organised, comprehensive and meaningful. I left happy, grateful & empowered".

    Solinda Bautista, Music Therapist

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For enquiries about Rhythm2Recovery programs, workshops, or general information please contact:

Simon Faulkner

Phone +61 (0)429 038 380

Email simon@rhythm2recovery.com